The Future of vBulletin

Has vBulletin lost it’s way? That seems to be the question on many forum and community owner’s minds these days. Let’s face it… vBulletin 5 has been a massive fail so far. While they seem to be putting the pieces back together, I find it odd that they would launch a cloud hosted install of […]

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SHOT Show 2014

My forum hobby led me and some friends out to Las Vegas for the SHOT Show 2014 back in January. Now what was really cool is that through the forum and actually running it as a legit business we were able to obtain press passes. Complete with media day out at the range and access […]

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Magento SSL Checkout Redirect Fix

If you are having trouble installing your SSL certificate and having Mageneto only SSL your checkout pages, here is the step by step guide. This also fixes the checkout from redirecting back to your index page. I had no trouble installing the SSL certificate. The issue came trying to figure out how to get Magento […]

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Reboot with Joe – Learning to Juice

During a recent snow storm that hit the southeast I ended up stranded in Biloxi Mississippi. As you can see in this picture, Biloxi seems to have a pretty beach and coastline. What I learned from the locals has sent me crazy. So you see that nice white sandy beach? Does the water look a […]

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Todays Health – Focus T25 Day 3

As you can tell by the frequency of my blog posts, often I do not have much to say. I can preface that with actually I do have a lot to say I just elect not to say it out loud. Often I start to write something here and the thought of sharing is crushed […]

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Focus T25 Workout Day 1

After watching a few friends stick out Focus T25 and P90x on Facebook I decided to give in and see for myself what it was all about. I mean infomercials have never been my thing. And seeing all the body transformations on TV honestly never seem real. Years ago I lifted a lot of weights […]

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Solve Media Review

Solve Media Review – Payout is Horrible

Like every forum owner and blogger there is nothing more annoying than spammers. Everyday time is wasted having to delete twenty to fifty fake user registrations on my vBulletin forum. Of course I have tried numerous solutions, the question and answer, the Google Captcha, all with no luck as spammers still manage to register. Along […]

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Powering the Personal Brand

I stumbled onto an article and interview that Dan McDade (@dandade) from the PointClear blog had posted in regards to his interview with Jill Rowley (@Jill_Rowley), social selling evangelist and “Eloqueen” at Oracle (@Oracle) about the Social Employee and Social Selling. The interview is about building a personal brand and if you are interested in your own personal brand […]

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Peroneus Brevis Tendon Update

Today marked five weeks and four days since surgery to repair my peroneus brevis tendon (ankle). The good news is that I am out of the fracture boot and can attempt to get into a normal shoe with a lace up ankle brace. To help with the scars I picked up some Mederma cream and […]

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